Bonnie Hampton

Bonnie Hampton, cello (Berkeley, CA), was a winner of the Naumburg Chamber Music Award with her late husband, pianist Nathan Schwartz and the Francesco Trio. Her chamber music guest appearances have included performances with the Juilliard, Guarneri, Cleveland, Mendelssohn, Alexander, Budapest, and Griller quartets. She has performed across the United States, including Davies Hall and the Opera House in San Francisco, Alice Tully Hall, the Library of Congress, the Kennedy Center, Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory, and many chamber music venues throughout the world. She was on the faculty at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music for over 30 years, and served on the faculty of the Juilliard School from 2003-2012. Bonnie was awarded an Excellence in Teaching Award from SFCM, as well as the Eva Janzer Award from Indiana University. She has served as President of Chamber Music America and is also a past Yellow Barn Trustee. Previous Yellow Barn musician (since 1999)